A Syrian woman embraces her child after they arrived with others migrants on a dinghy from Turkey to Lesbos island, Greece, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. While migrants for years have taken death-defying trips across the Mediterranean to reach the relative peace and comfort of the Europe Union, the flow has hit record proportions this year – notably with an influx of Syrians, Afghans and Eritreans fleeing trouble back home. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
As the inflow of refugees continues unabated into Western European countries, Romania has protested a decision by Hungary to build a 70-kilometer (43.5-mile) fence along their shared border to deter migrants.
The fence plan “did not conform to European Union norms”, said a government statement, after Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto gave details of its length. Hungary has already built a razor-wire fence with Serbia and has suggested it may do the same with neighbouring Croatia.
Meanwhile, here’s a story map that tracks the journey of migrants through Greece to the EU: